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November 28, 2010

1989 – Michael Jackson fakes a pass to Bo Jackson of the Los Angeles Raiders and Kansas City Royals at Michael’s recording studio in Los Angeles. Bo stopped by for a visit and gave Michael an autographed football and a baseball. Advertisements

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October 15, 2010

1979 – The Jacksons perform Destiny tour in Saginaw[US]. 1989 – Hey magazine[Turkey] featured Michael on their cover with the story: Michael Jackson Moonwalker Firtinasi [Moonwalker Storm]. 1993 – Michael performs Dangerous concert at Morumbi Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil attending 80,000. 1997 – Michael’s “HIStory” World Tour concluded with a sold-out concert at Kings […]

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October 14, 2010

1972 – Ben hit #1 on the Hot 100, where it spent a solitary week before Chuck Berry’s novelty smash My Ding-A-Ling toppled it. 1979 – The Jacksons perform Destiny tour in Pittsburgh[US]. 1984 – The Jacksons perform at Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois [USA] attending 40,000. 1989 – Friday Night Videos features videos by […]

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October 10, 2010

1970 – The Jackson 5 perform at Cincinnati, Ohio on their first national tour. http://jackson5tv.magnify.net/video/Jackson-5-National-Anthem-197/player?layout= STAR SPANGLED BANNER, America’s national anthem, performed by the Jackson 5 –accompanied by the Leman Monroe High School Band – at the opening game of the baseball World Series at the Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. In a later interview, […]

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September 22, 2010

1974 – The Jackson 5 perform Life Of The Party at the Sonny Comedy Revue. 1977 – In the September 22, 1977 issue of Jet magazine, Michael gave an interview to deny a slew of rumors. Now a young adult, Michael’s private life was open to speculation in the press. It wasn’t long before strange […]

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September 18, 2010

1984 – The Jacksons perform Victory tour at Olympic Stadium, Montreal [Canada] attending 58,270. 1986 – Michael Jackson’s film Captain EO opened at Disneyland in the Magic Eye theater. The film actually debuted in Disneyland’s Journey into Imagination at Epcot Center on September 12. 1989 – A California Raisins commercial that featured a “claymation” version […]

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September 13, 2010

1973 – Michael was on a recording session of CALL ON ME, arranged and produced by Gene Page, Fonce Mizell & Freddie Perren. The song included, with added overdubs and remixed, on the solo compilation FAREWELL MY SUMMER LOVE, issued in May 1984 in the States and June 1984 in the UK. 1985 – Keeping […]

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September 6, 2010

1989 – The MTV Music Video Awards were presented. Dominating the nominations with 9 were videos by none other than Michael Jacksom. “Leave Me Alone”was nominated for Best Video, Best Special Effects, Best Art Direction , Best Editing, Breakthrough Video & the Viewer’s Choice Award. “Smooth Criminal” was nominated for Best Dance, Best Choreography, and […]

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July 28, 2010

1979 – Michael released the first single from the forthcoming album; “Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough”. The song was solely written by Michael and featured a spoken intro, a surprising falsetto voice and amazing percussion by Michael and his brother Randy. The song was released with a bright music video that featured Michael dancing […]

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July 22, 2010

1968 – The Jackson 5 opened for Motown acts Gladys Knight & the Pips and Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers at Chicago’s Regal Theater, during the summer of 1968. The brothers caught Knight’s attention, whereby she tried to get Motown brass to come to Chicago to see the boys. Taylor was also very impressed with […]